Category Archives: Seasonal Thoughts

The Change That Changes Everything – A Reflection for Easter

By Sister Elizabeth Langmead, MHSH President We live in a world and in a time of rapid change.  All avenues of social media keep us aware moment by moment of how quickly things change all around the world.  Closer to … Continue reading

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Begin Your Journey to Jerusalem – A Reflection for Lent by Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH

“TO LIVE IN HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE”                                                           … Continue reading

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“It’s For Us!” An Epiphany Reflection by Sr. M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH

“Hurry up and wait” isn’t just a sarcastic Army slogan.  We do it often when going to doctors’ offices, and for our Sisters, it seems like it is the standard practice at the podiatrist’s office.  So I was not surprised … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Sister Natalie DeLuca, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Reading II: Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24 The time is near. Our celebration of Christmas 2016 is now just days away. Are you ready? Have you made … Continue reading

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A Reflection for the Second Sunday in Advent

By Sister M. Martha Pavelsky, MHSH Reading I: Isaiah 11: 1-10 Responsorial Psalm: 72: 1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 Reading II: Romans 15: 4-9 Gospel: Matthew 3: 1-12 The word “hippie” came to mind as I began reading the Gospel for … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

As we gather with family and friends around our Thanksgiving tables, we offer a reprise of this video by Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB on the grace of gratitude.  Appropriate for any time during the year, it is especially fitting for … Continue reading

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Litany of the Love of Christ

  In our loneliness, the love of Christ embraces us In our desire for love, the love of Christ overwhelms us In our brokenness, the love of Christ heals us In our emptiness, the love of Christ fills us   … Continue reading

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